Inspiring Writing by Innovating on Repetitive Mentor Texts

Janiel Wagstaff
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Learn how to scaffold writers using texts with repetitive language or refrains. The idea is to simply "borrow" language from mentor texts to support and inspire students to write.

This product includes a detailed description of how to innovate on texts with students using the book "Summer is Here" as an example. Other suggested books are listed.

Find more great ideas on my website: I've included many tips and thoughts here based on my 30 years of teaching experience and from my many books published by Scholastic, Corwin, and Stenhouse.

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